tennis

  • Nadal answers doubts, Ivanovic ousted

    A relieved Rafa Nadal felt the confidence come flooding back in a first-round romp at the Australian Open on Monday after former world number one Ana Ivanovic crashed out on the opening day at Melbour ...

  • Federer claims 1,000th career win

    Roger Federer beat Milos Raonic in an enthralling final at the Brisbane International on Sunday to register his 1,000th ATP career win and complete the perfect build up to this month’s Australia ...

  • Federer makes IPTL debut, critisises rules

    Swiss great Roger Federer gave a lukewarm response to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) after making his debut for the Indian Aces on Sunday. “My mind was definitely scrambling t ...

  • Spectacular Spieth wins Australian Open

    Rising American talent Jordan Spieth shot the round of his life for an eight-under-par 63 as his rivals laboured in the Sydney wind to claim his second professional title by six strokes at the Austral ...

  • Vintage Federer seals first Davis Cup for Switzerland

    Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to crush Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 and seal Switzerland’s maiden Davis Cup title with a 3-1 win over hosts France on Sunday. The 17-times grand ...

  • McIlroy, Scott to be kept apart in Australian Open

    The highly anticipated pairing of the world’s top top-ranked golfers Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will not happen in the early rounds of next week’s Australian Open, officials said Friday. ...

  • Wawrinka gives Switzerland first blood in final

    Stan Wawrinka survived a second-set wobble to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-2 and give Switzerland a 1-0 lead over hosts France in the Davis Cup final on Friday. World number four Wawrinka ...